Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel: Introducing our new ‘Participation as Protection’ model!

The value of children and young people’s participation in decision-making is widely recognised in principle. What is less understood is how participation can be protective – especially in the field of child sexual exploitation. Recently, members of the Young Researchers’

Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel: Introducing our new ‘Participation as Protection’ model!

The value of children and young people’s participation in decision-making is widely recognised in principle. What is less understood is how participation can be protective – especially in the field of child sexual exploitation. Recently, members of the Young Researchers’

Same research centre – different name!

As of today (31st March 2021), the International Centre: Researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking will have a new name – we’ll be called the Safer Young Lives Research Centre. You may be wondering; why the name change? Well,

Same research centre – different name!

As of today (31st March 2021), the International Centre: Researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking will have a new name – we’ll be called the Safer Young Lives Research Centre. You may be wondering; why the name change? Well,

Inspiring young people to participate and make a difference

In 2016, I became a member of the Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel (YRAP) which is part of the University of Bedfordshire’s International Centre: Researching Child Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking. The YRAP advises colleagues within the Centre and anyone one else

Inspiring young people to participate and make a difference

In 2016, I became a member of the Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel (YRAP) which is part of the University of Bedfordshire’s International Centre: Researching Child Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking. The YRAP advises colleagues within the Centre and anyone one else

Our visit to the Lighthouse

“The project adapts to each young person and supports them in whatever decisions that young person makes.” The Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel (YRAP) is a group consisting of young people with various backgrounds who all share a passion for raising

Our visit to the Lighthouse

“The project adapts to each young person and supports them in whatever decisions that young person makes.” The Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel (YRAP) is a group consisting of young people with various backgrounds who all share a passion for raising

New university network: Children Challenging Sexual Violence

We are delighted to launch a new university network which supports the promotion of activities undertaken by universities around the world to challenge sexual violence against children, including curriculum development and delivery and research activities. The network, supported by Oak Foundation

New university network: Children Challenging Sexual Violence

We are delighted to launch a new university network which supports the promotion of activities undertaken by universities around the world to challenge sexual violence against children, including curriculum development and delivery and research activities. The network, supported by Oak Foundation

University engagement with children, young people and communities to challenge sexual violence against children

We are aiming to build a supportive community of academics (researchers, teachers and students) working to promote child centred, participatory and right’s based approaches to challenging sexual violence. Part of this initiative is building connections between universities and other researchers working

University engagement with children, young people and communities to challenge sexual violence against children

We are aiming to build a supportive community of academics (researchers, teachers and students) working to promote child centred, participatory and right’s based approaches to challenging sexual violence. Part of this initiative is building connections between universities and other researchers working

International evidence on involving young people in participatory research on sexual violence

Involving children and young people in participatory research on sensitive topics is a challenge for many researchers. This is particularly true when research engages children and young people beyond ‘research subjects’, for instance, as co-researchers in a collaborative study. In

International evidence on involving young people in participatory research on sexual violence

Involving children and young people in participatory research on sensitive topics is a challenge for many researchers. This is particularly true when research engages children and young people beyond ‘research subjects’, for instance, as co-researchers in a collaborative study. In

Call for evidence on peer interventions

As part of the Our Voices Too project, we are coordinating a research study exploring peer interventions with young people who have experienced sexual violence. We are seeking your assistance and would be grateful if you could forward us information about documents

Call for evidence on peer interventions

As part of the Our Voices Too project, we are coordinating a research study exploring peer interventions with young people who have experienced sexual violence. We are seeking your assistance and would be grateful if you could forward us information about documents

Exciting next steps for our Contextual Safeguarding programme!

Since its first publication in 2015, the theory of Contextual Safeguarding has been increasingly drawn upon to review and advance the approach taken to safeguarding adolescents in the UK and internationally. It has been used by a range of areas

Exciting next steps for our Contextual Safeguarding programme!

Since its first publication in 2015, the theory of Contextual Safeguarding has been increasingly drawn upon to review and advance the approach taken to safeguarding adolescents in the UK and internationally. It has been used by a range of areas

Involving young people in research : a young researcher shares her experience of presenting at a BASPCAN conference

  Abbie Rodgers is a member of our Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel. In this blog, Abbie shares her experience of presenting at a BASPCAN conference on the importance of involving young people in research and the possible benefits and limitations of this. This blog was originally

Involving young people in research : a young researcher shares her experience of presenting at a BASPCAN conference

  Abbie Rodgers is a member of our Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel. In this blog, Abbie shares her experience of presenting at a BASPCAN conference on the importance of involving young people in research and the possible benefits and limitations of this. This blog was originally